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Sudden alarm when seeing Reuters uses Tass info as news, while Reuters, AP, NYT have been reporting 'Pallywood' data for decades

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Submitted by Miriam (United States), Mar 23, 2022 at 01:52

Reuters staff raise alarms over partnership with Russian-owned wire service

Reuters has not ended its relationship with Tass despite internal concerns.

Max Tani, Mar 20, 2022

The Brookings Institution, a left-leaning think tank, reported that Tass has parroted Russia government claims that Ukrainians killed civilians in the Donbas region and dumped their bodies into mass graves, a claim that news organizations and experts say is false. Tass also reported that Ukranian forces had fired on Russians during a cease-fire, and that neo-Nazis had used Ukranian civilians as "human shields," a claim which the New York Times said "helped create an alternate reality."

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For decades, Reuters, AP, NYT were reporting about the Middle East relying on "sources" such as O or later on, Hamas about so-called "civilians", provided hoax "numbers", (besides the other crime, of omitting the Arab "Palestinian" constant use of its civilians to make sure many die).

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